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Stock ref: DS2130

Circa 1990s

An excellent example of an oak Ashtrsay from the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson of typical form with signature squirrel carved to the base. Signed to the rear TH, made by Wilf's son Trevor who continues the business himself following Wilf's death.

Size: 10.7(w) x 8(d) x 8.2(h)cm

£ 125

 

Stock ref: DS2040

Circa 1970s/80s

A superb 15" tall (excl brass bulb fitting) solid oak table Lamp from the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson. It stands on a 6" diameter swept and facetted octagonal base with a central octagonal tapering stem into which is carved an excellent signature squirrel. Brass bulb fitting and modern 3 core earthed wiring.

Cleaned and re-waxed it presents in superb condition with a natural golden oak colour.

Shown next to  one of the  standard 10 1/2" Mouseman Table Lamps we are also preparing for sale  in the image gallery below.

Size: 15.2(dia) x38(h)cm

£ 325

Stock ref: DS1918

Circa 1970s / early 80s

An excellent example of a solid oak Dished Stool from the former  mouseman craftsman Wilf Hutchinson who established his own business in 1957, which continues today in the capable hands of his Son, Trevor. Subtly adzed  and of rectangular form standing on four carved legs joined by stretchers, a trademark signature squirrel carved to  one leg. Cleaned and re-waxed, excellent structural condition and colour.

Size: 40.5(w) x 27.5(d) x 39.5(h)cm

£ 385

 

Stock ref: DS1884

Circa 1960s

A bespoke made 3' wide oak Storage / Display Cabinet from the Husthwaite workshop of Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson. Of rectangular form with open storage to the upper half and sliding doors to the lower cupboard section, standing on four  square block feet. Exposed dovetails to the lower sides and Wilf's trademark squirrel carved in relief to one side.

Excellent condition, fresh from being cleaned and rewaxed in our workshop with just a very feint trace now remaining of an old ring stain to the top.

Size: 91(w) x 27(d) x 81(h)cm. 3' x 2'3" x 2'8" ins.
Upper left internal shelf heights 5" and 6 1/4". Upper right internal shelf height 12". Lower cupboard 11 1/2" internal shelf height.

£ 890

Stock ref: DS1838

Circa 1960s/70s

An excellent example of a wall hung Oak Corner Cabinet from the former  mouseman craftsman Wilf Hutchinson who established his own business in 1957, which continues today in the capable hands of his Son, Trevor. Subtly adzed all over  with traditional wrought iron fittings and wooden fixing support, a trademark signature squirrel carved to the lower side panel and fitted internal shelves, the top cut-out to accomodate drinks bottles. Wonderful waxed colour, the piece gently cleaned in our workshop of grime and paint residues around the edges in contact with the walls where previously fitted.

Size:  72.5(w) x 48.7)d) x 95.5(h)cm

£ 750, previously £ 835

Stock ref: DS1777

Circa 1980s

A superb example of a Wilf Hutchinson 'Squirrelman' oak Ashtray. Excellent unused condition with a rich fumed colour.

As with the other 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsmen's work it is much rarer to the market than the 'Mouseman' ashtray.

Wilf trained  and worked under Robert Thompson in the 1950s, leaving to set up his own business in nearby Husthwaite in 1957. He was joined there later by his son Trevor, who continues the business today.

Size: 11.5(w) x7.8(d) x 7.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS2108

Circa 1980s

A superb 10 seater dining set from the ex Mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson who set up his own business in 1957. It continues today in the capable hands of his son, Trevor.

Features a 7'6" x 3'2" adzed oak refectory style dining table, supported on trestle legs with sledge feet, joined by a pegged stretcher. Wilf's signature squirrel is carved prominently to one leg. The set includes 8 dining and 2 carver armchairs, all with their original deep green lether upholstery which presents in wonderful condition. Each chair back is handcarved with a Yorkshire / Tudor rose back, always a more labour intensive and costly option to purchase new than the usual lattice or solid panel back chairs. Each chair also features a carved squirrel signature.

Wonderful original condition and a warm medium fumed and waxed colour.

Excellent value, this set would cost  in excess of £ 8,500 to purchase new today.

Size: Table 228(l) x 96(w) x 75(h)

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Stock ref: DS2002

Circa 1990s

An excellent example of a 19" wide solid oak Book Trough from the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson of typical rectangular form with shaped quadrant ends which are wonderfully grained and a beautifully detailed squirrel carved to the top of one end. Initialled to the underside TH, made by Wilf's son Trevor who now operates the business on his own following his father's death a few years ago.

Size: 48.2(w) x 19(d) x 24(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1917

Circa 1970s

An excellent example of  these popular stools from the  former mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson who set up his own business in 1957. Of typical rectangular form, the  adzed and dished quarter sawn oak top pinned in traditional fashion to the supporting carved leg framework which is joined by stretchers. Wilf's signature squirrel is carved into one leg.

Excellent condition and colour, cleaned and rewaxed.

Size: 40.5(w) x 27.5(d) x 39.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1933

Circa 1960s/70s

An unusual and  wonderful example of a Candelabra from the Husthwaite workshop of the Mouseman trained craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson. Hand carved from a solid block of english oak it stands on a large square base, carved leaf forms to the corners  rise  to form a central  octagonally carved and tapering stem. Towatds the top the stem  splits to form three branches on which sit traditional wrought iron candle sconces. Wilf's trademark squirrel is carved sitting prominently to the lower front of the piece which presents in excellent condition  and colour following a clean and wax, the only evidence of prior usage being some small minor knocks to the central stem.

Wilf is sadly no longer with us but the business remains in the capable hands of his son Trevor.

Size: 11.2(w) x 11.2(d) x 36(h)cm. Candle hole dia 12-13mm.

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